Preventing Drug Shortages During the Pandemic with Integrated, Secure Refrigerated Storage

Posted on Nov 05, 2020 by Donna Holpuch

The American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) continues to develop and restructure resources to assist pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and other healthcare professionals with the COVID-19 pandemic response. ASHP is continually working to break down barriers for...

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Resources for Maintaining Immunization and COVID-19 Vaccine Development Update

Posted on Oct 29, 2020 by Donna Holpuch

We hosted a webinar in October, “Flu Season Amidst COVID-19: Avoiding the Twindemic” presented by Dr. L.J. Tan, MS PHD, Chief Strategy Officer of the Immunization Action Coalition. Dr. Tan reviewed resources available for maintaining immunization during the COVID-19 pandemic...

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GX Solutions with OptiCool™ Technology: Optimal Pharmacy Storage Solution

Posted on Sep 25, 2020 by Donna Holpuch

Technological advances in refrigeration technology have allowed storage of medications and vaccines at optimal temperatures while also minimizing energy usage and reducing noise levels. Energy management is important for the professional healthcare environment. Refrigeration...

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Join us for a Webinar on Navigating Flu Season Amidst COVID-19

Posted on Sep 03, 2020 by Donna Holpuch

Seasonal flu vaccines remain the best way to prevent the spread of influenza. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused healthcare providers to change how they operate to continue to provide essential services to patients.

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Demystifying Medical Grade Refrigeration

Posted on Aug 28, 2020 by Ben Greenfield

Many manufacturers market solutions for clinical cold storage applications but it can be confusing to truly understand the differences between these products. As life-saving blood therapies, vaccines, and medications all have unique cold chain requirements, ensuring cold...

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How Pharmacies Can Save Energy and Reduce Cost with GX Solutions Refrigerators

Posted on Jul 30, 2020 by Donna Holpuch

Temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals, medications, and vaccines must be safeguarded to ensure drug efficacy and patient safety. Storing pharmaceuticals at manufacturer recommend temperature ranges also supports regulatory compliance and prevents financial losses. 

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Helmer Refrigerator Safeguards Investigational Product for First US-Based Phase III Trial of COVID-19 Vaccine!

Posted on Jul 29, 2020 by Ben Greenfield

CNN reported that COVID-19 vaccine was injected into a volunteer on Monday, July 27 as part of the first US-based Phase 3 clinical trial in Savannah, GA. The trial uses a vaccine candidate developed by Moderna in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health.

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Upcoming ASHP Webinar: Establishing Services Around Diversion Prevention

Posted on Jul 14, 2020 by Miranda Schroeder

ASHP is hosting a webinar titled, Establishing Services Around Diversion Prevention,” on Thursday, July 16th, 2020 at 2:00-3:00 pm ET. The webinar will be hosted in a question and answer type format with three panelists responding to common questions: 

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Medical-grade Refrigerators: What Makes Them Different?

Posted on Jun 16, 2020 by Miranda Schroeder

Healthcare facilities are under increased pressure to ensure consistent and reliable refrigeration for the storage of temperature sensitive medications, vaccines, reagents, and patient samples. There are significant implications when a refrigerator used for clinical...

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Medical-grade Refrigerator Trends in Central Pharmacy and Nursing Units

Posted on Jun 02, 2020 by Miranda Schroeder

Medical-grade refrigerator adoption continues to climb. According to a recent Pharmacy Purchasing and Products (PP&P) survey of US Pharmacy Directors, pharmacies will be expanding the number of units purchased for clean rooms, central pharmacy, and nursing units over the next...

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